Feb 14, 2020

Office Based Digital Sales

  • Maersk Oil
  • Hamburg, Germany
Full Time Contractor Sales & Marketing

Job Description


Do you want to be a part of Maersk's digital journey? Do you have a proactive approach, commercial sense, a positive can-do mind-set and a determination to deliver? Does the rapid development in Digital technology excites you? Are you an out of the box thinker? Then this exciting opportunity is the right one for you!

We offer

• you to become a part of the core team on our journey to transform conventional ways of doing business in Shipping and Logistics. From manual, full of delays, and lack of transparency - to become digital, real time, paperless and truly global.
• A dynamic and exciting position in the largest container carrier in the world. Maersk is a frontrunner when it comes to digitizing the shipping and transportation industry and this is your opportunity to be a part of it.
• Learning and development programs done both by in-house specialized Academy and reputed external parties.
• This role is characterized by high pace, diversity and personal development. It offers the unique opportunity to help Maersk become best in class in Online Shipping.
• The vacant position is located at our office Hamburg, Germany.

Key responsibilities

• Win and deliver profitable businesses by selling Maersk's end-to-end products
• Pro-actively engage into new customer relationships, identify high potential customers and develop them further into regular accounts
• On board customers to our Digital products as the primary selling channel
• Together with Customer Service, ensuring awareness and high utilization of our whole portfolio of E-Commerce tools to create the most efficient customer engagement
• Collaborate with our Marketing team to create Digital selling methods/campaigns
• Internally manage the selling process to the customers via our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system (Salesforece.com), including sales pipeline, opportunity management, contract negotiations and filing as well as account planning
• Pro-active contract management: renewal of rates, space allocation management, and maintaining up to date side terms like free-time as well as credit agreements
• Inform customers on business relevant market developments and changes and proactively gain accurate market information from your customers for internal feedback to our Product Management team
• Be the voice of the customer and actively engage with internal stakeholders (Customer Service, Operations, Finance, Management team) to resolve challenges, improve products and increase customer satisfaction
• Reinforce Maersk Group culture, values and reputation and ensure compliance with Maersk Group policies in our direct involvement with customers

We are looking for

• The ideal candidate is a team player, looks for solutions, is extrovert and possesses strong communication skills face to face meetings, via telephone as well as in written
• He/she is a self-starter, able to take ownership, thinks out of the box and is willing to go the extra mile for customers and is capable to build long term relationships
• He/she should have sense of urgency while remaining accurate in stressful situations and proactively thinks about solutions, which can be via out of the box methods
• He/she should have high affinity to online way of working, CRM systems, multi stakeholder processes in global scale, and international corporations
• It is preferable that he/she has a good understanding of the German export/import market, shipping industry and logistics processes with an education background in Shipping, Logistics, Economics or Marketing
• The individual should be fluent in German and English, both verbally and written, have good presentation and Microsoft Office skills (in particular Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), good understanding and ability to easily learn and work with live online systems (Salesforce.com is a plus)
• Lastly the individual should have more than 3 years of working experience in relevant industries